Mechanical Maintenance Officer job at Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd

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Vacancy title:
Mechanical Maintenance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
13 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kasese , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. [KCL) is a member of the Vol café group, the coffee division of ED&F Man. It is the oldest and one of the largest coffee exporters in Uganda and the first to become ISO 9001:2008 certified. We buy Arabica and Robusta in all coffee producing regions and export about 15% of Uganda's coffee production to over 30 consuming countries around the world. The company heavily invests in Uganda's coffee infrastructure and people. Our quality-oriented business strategy aims to lift the entire coffee sector and improve the quality perception of Ugandan Arabica and Robusta around the globe.
To ensure we can deliver on our service level to our global network, we are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our team in the following positions.

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Officer
Duty Station: Kasese
Reports to: Engineering and Production Coordinator The Mechanical Maintenance Officer will keep the machines under his or her supervision functioning at optimal efficiency.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Create and Follow Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures. The job holder will need to document each step of the maintenance standard operating procedure for all of the machines under your control and make sure the new workers comply with these procedures.
• Troubleshoot Faulty Machinery. The job holder will need to troubleshoot faulty machinery. He or she will run the machine and keep their eyes and ears peeled for anything unusual.
• The Mechanical maintenance Officer will perform mechanical repairs such as repairing faulty equipment.
• He or she will document maintenance and repairs in daily Log in order for them to see what has and hasn't been done.
• Ensuring safety at workplace. . And any other duties that might be assigned from time to time.

Required Qualifications, Experiences and Competencies
• A Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum proven working experience of 3 years.
• Any additional relevant certification will be considered an advantage. In depth knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods.
• Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
• Applicable knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices. Problem solving aptitude. Good physical condition.
• Written and verbal communication skills.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All interested candidates should send their online application letters and updated CVs with three referees to [email protected] by 13th May 2022 . Please note that due to the high level of applications only successful candidates will be contacted and only online applications will be accepted.
Equal Opportunities Statement
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and no fees should be paid at all for applying for any roles at Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion, or belief. ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected by local law.
We also take reasonable steps to accommodate applicants with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.